How has the legislative session intersected with the governor's race?

02/15/2011 07:12 PM

With Republican Senate President David Williams gunning for Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear’s job, the legislative session has amplified the differences between the two.

Journalists Ronnie Ellis and Amanda Van Benschoten explained how the some of the pieces of legislation are shading the governor’s race — both in the Republican primary where Williams faces two competitors and potentially the general election if Williams and Beshear end up facing each other.

Ellis is Frankfort bureau chief for CNHI News Service, which serves five daily newspapers and seven non-daily papers in Kentucky. And Van Benschoten is political reporter for the Kentucky Enquirer:

- Ryan Alessi

About Pure Politics

Pure Politics airs Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET and again at 11:30 p.m. ET in all of cn|2's Kentucky markets. The program features political analysis and news, as well as interviews with officials, candidates, policy makers and political observers.


Subscribe to email updates.

Subscribe and get the latest political intelligence delivered to your inbox.